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Our Student Community

Driven by curiosity and fueled by creativity and a desire to make a positive impact, Stanford Engineering is a community of innovators, change agents and pioneers in engineering research and education. We value collaboration, practice advocacy and strive to support the well-being of all.

The School of Engineering is home to more than 3,500 graduate students and more than 260 faculty who promote a holistic approach to research, teaching, mentorship and service. 

Stanford Engineering provides graduate students with the tools they need to excel in and out of the classroom. Get to know the programs and resources we offer, and meet the students who are shaping the future of engineering.

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Student Highlights

SURF Scholar spotlights

Zulekha Karachiwalla

Learn from our past scholars about their experience with SURF.

Scholar Spotlights

Student societies

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Get to know our impactful student societies, like Womxn of Color in Engineering (WOCE).

Student societies

Joel Sanchez

We asked 12 graduate students to write letters to future engineering grads; here’s what they had to say.

Associate Dean of Student Affairs, School of Engineering

Students, both undergraduate and graduate, are at a particular time of life in which they are growing...

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Considering grad school? Check out the following resources for more information:

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Meet the School of Engineering departments


Alexa Garcia

Graduate School frequently asked questions